Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii Island
plentiful in Volcanoes National Park, Hawai'i Island
Sorry, not a great shot, but at least it gives an idea of the color
Nonnative; naturalized in grassy areas at high elevation here, really showy.
Nonnative; used agriculturally
A showy ornamental that has become weedy in Hawaii. Found here in fruit.
Blossoms of the 'ohi'a tree (Metrosideros polymorpha), a dominant tree in native forests here. It wasn't peak flowering season, but we saw a few here & there.
Female and male
Plant growing through cracks in the floor of the Kīlauea Iki crater at Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park.
Brown- and buff-colored bird with red eye patch seen foraging along the trail in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
Sign identifying "Nephrolepis multiflora" nearby.
A guess at ID.
Most widespread bird to see in park, I would think.
A very small mouse that didn't mind the tourists much at the lava tube entrance.
Sign identifying "Astelia menziesiana" nearby.